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start dating again
Dating - New Love

Ready to Start Dating Again: Online Dating Adventures

I was finally ready to start dating again. The moment I had my third glass of wine and hit the submit button on my dating profile, I knew I made a terrible mistake. It wasn’t because I quoted Eleanor Roosevelt as part of my biography, or stated that I had… Read More
  • Lore Powell |
  • September 10, 2017
surviving grief
Marriage & Divorce

The Grief Project: Surviving Grief Through Acceptance and Appreciation

Following her husband’s death, Lore Powell, PRiME contributor, kept a journal she refers to as “The Grief Project.” Over the past few months, she has graciously allowed us to share her entries with our readers as she moves through the process of surviving grief and acceptance of a new life path.… Read More
  • Lore Powell |
  • August 6, 2017
new future feature
Marriage & Divorce

The Grief Project: A Kitchen Remodel and a New Future

Following her husband’s death, Lore Powell, PRiME contributor, kept a journal she refers to as “The Grief Project.” She is graciously allowing us to share her entries with our readers as she defines her new future. You can begin with her first essay here.  After months of contemplation, fear, anxiety and… Read More
  • Lore Powell |
  • July 8, 2017
see dead people
Marriage & Divorce

The Grief Project: I See Dead People, but Crazy Isn’t so Bad

I see dead people. Well, not necessarily all dead people, just my husband. I get a glimpse of him driving in his car down Grand Avenue, or in the backyard when I turn on the outside light. Mostly I see him at night. I wake up for a few seconds and he… Read More
  • Lore Powell |
  • June 3, 2017
house guest
Dating - New Love

The Grief Project: A House Guest and an Open Door

Following her husband’s death, Lore Powell, PRiME contributor, kept a journal she refers to as “The Grief Project.” She is graciously allowing us to share her entries with our readers. You can begin with her first essay here.  This past weekend I opened my home to a house guest. We’ll call… Read More
  • Lore Powell |
  • April 30, 2017
memories of my late husband
Marriage & Divorce

The Strength of the Human Spirit and Pastor Squirted

Following her husband’s death, Lore Powell, PRiME contributor, kept a journal she refers to as “The Grief Project.” She is graciously allowing us to share her entries with our readers. You can begin with her first essay here.  Last night I had a meeting with Pastor Squires, who, because of spell… Read More
  • Lore Powell |
  • April 10, 2017
headstone shopping
Marriage & Divorce

Headstone Shopping: Cliff Notes for the Living

Following her husband’s death, Lore Powell, PRiME contributor, kept a journal she refers to as “The Grief Project.” She is graciously allowing us to share her entries with our readers. You can begin with her first essay here.  Headstone shopping can be daunting. It is curb appeal for the dead.… Read More
  • Lore Powell |
  • March 12, 2017
starting a new chapter
Marriage & Divorce

After Loss, Starting a New Chapter

Following her husband’s death, Lore Powell, PRiME contributor, kept a journal she refers to as “The Grief Project.” She is graciously allowing us to share her entries with our readers. You can begin with her first essay here.  Today marks a new chapter in my life. In fact, I would… Read More
  • Lore Powell |
  • February 18, 2017
husband's death
Marriage & Divorce

The Grief Project: My Husband’s Death

Following her husband's death, Lore Powell, PRiME contributor, kept a journal she refers to as "The Grief Project." She is graciously allowing us to share her entries with you, our readers.  Today marks the one month anniversary of my husband’s death. In general, I don’t like to keep track of… Read More
  • Lore Powell |
  • January 29, 2017

About Lore Powell

Lore Powell

Lore Powell is an average, somewhat normal, middle aged woman from Illinois who has never quite figured out the intricacies of life, but keeps trying. Lore has had several titles in the last 52 years including, but not limited to, daughter, caretaker, wife, mother, divorcee, employee, Ice Princess, widow and Three Margarita Lore.Journal writing is the only way she makes sense of her ever evolving landscape. Her girlfriends, also known as the best female support system around, were her only audience…until now. Now she welcomes you to her world, and if in the neighborhood, her wine.